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by Cubsrule
Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/15/2019:F9 Adds MCI/GRB-MCO,CUN-IND;AA/AS/B6/DL/UA/WN
Replies: 24
Views: 7051

Re: OAG Changes 9/15/2019:F9 Adds MCI/GRB-MCO,CUN-IND;AA/AS/B6/DL/UA/WN

WestJet is not struggling with that route it has to do with gate availability the airplanes are full but Delta owns that gate and they want it for their own flights hence Southwest was given the boot as well. There may be some operational difficulties on the YYZ end too. The transborder Encore flig...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential DL LAX expansion
Replies: 11
Views: 562

Re: Potential DL LAX expansion

PSAatSAN4Ever wrote:
LAX-HKG - To reenter HKG in a big way

Again, up to the bean counters. This will be all O&D on both ends, and Cathy Pacific/American have four daily flights.


Why? DL has plenty of domestic service - and thus potential connections - at LAX.

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by Cubsrule
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL YVR - SEA runs
Replies: 24
Views: 4262

Re: DL YVR - SEA runs

Alaska Airlines also operates a 737-900 on the route. It's a rather popular route with quite a lot of frequencies in a day. Also, in comparison, Alaska operates the A320/739 and Delta operates the A319 on PDX-SEA, which is 2 miles longer than YVR-SEA Distance does not warrant aircraft. An example.....

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by Cubsrule
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CLT growth
Replies: 78
Views: 8402

Re: AA CLT growth

I know this sounds crazy at first, but hear me out: FAT. AA will have up to 4X per day FAT-DFW this winter, will have 2X mainline FAT-PHX (out of 5X total), and continues with 4X FAT-LAX. While they could continue to upguage PHX, or add ORD (which doesn’t appear to be a focus for them right now), t...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CLT growth
Replies: 78
Views: 8402

Re: AA CLT growth

Because the cost per pax at CLT is so low, and there's so much room to grow, a lot of new service could work there that won't work at other AA hubs. As you point out, a lot of domestic dots could still be connected from CLT. CLT-Asia isn't going to happen, as AA is using DFW and LAX to grow those m...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 833
Views: 108566

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

There has to be a reason they are keeping it around. I think it is mostly because it performs well yield wise, ex. outperforming IND-ATL/BWI/DAL/e.t.c What's the alternative, cut IND-MCI, and then what? There are other stations to push connections thru. DEN/BNA/STL/HOU/LAS/PHX. MDW if they can find...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Market Surpression within Markets
Replies: 79
Views: 5079

Re: Market Surpression within Markets

I think it's more of an issue of price fixing. US airlines seem to refuse to compete on price and put a lot of effort into matching prices. They almost act as a cartel. I can’t prove it, but in competitive markets I feel like I see a lot less price matching than I used to. Full fares (like Y) often...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Market Surpression within Markets
Replies: 79
Views: 5079

Re: Market Surpression within Markets

Actually, my point was and is every intention to specifically pick on SRQ-DTW. To say klm617 is skewing the thread is nonsensical. Here we go, SY adds twice weekly service from MSP to SRQ with affordable fares. A market, significantly smaller than the said market above. DL jumps on the market once ...

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by Cubsrule
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 1706 emeregncy Landing At NAS
Replies: 31
Views: 7937

Re: B6 1706 emeregncy Landing At NAS

Cargo fire warning, landed as a precaution. Given the status of the Bahamas, wouldn't it be more suitable to divert POP - or even return to SDQ. It seems it happened midway between the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas - so there was a possibility to choose an alternative over NAS. Let's reset the...

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by Cubsrule
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 1706 emeregncy Landing At NAS
Replies: 31
Views: 7937

Re: B6 1706 emeregncy Landing At NAS

Cargo fire warning, landed as a precaution. Given the status of the Bahamas, wouldn't it be more suitable to divert POP - or even return to SDQ. It seems it happened midway between the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas - so there was a possibility to choose an alternative over NAS. No because, aga...

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by Cubsrule
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ex-Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority CEO Ralenkotter, 3 others face felony charges over gift cards
Replies: 14
Views: 2083

Re: WN & BA Accused of involvement in Vegas Convention Bureau Ticket Scam

Rogue employees being accused of involvement =\= the employers being accused of involvement. Of course the evidence may show corporate involvement, but we aren’t there yet.

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by Cubsrule
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD
Replies: 114
Views: 14299

Re: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD

If that's the case, then DL's average fare numbers out of LAS to these secondary Cali airports are even worse than it looked to me originally when I assumed them to be all O&D. I really doubt the connection items really move the needle out of LAS. Not for LAS. But places like LGB and SJC histor...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD
Replies: 114
Views: 14299

Re: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD

*UA CHA-IAD DEC 1.6>0.2[1.6] JAN 1.8>0[1.7] FEB 2>0[1.9] MAR 2>0[2] APR 2>0[2] MAY 2>0[2] JUN 2>0[2] UA CHA-ORD DEC 3>4[3] JAN 3>4[3] FEB 2>3[3] MAR 3>4[3] APR 3>4[3] MAY 3>4[1.9] JUN 3>4[1.9] *UA DAY-EWR APR 1.0>0[1.0] MAY 1.0>0[1.0] JUN 1.0>0[1.0] UA DAY-IAD APR 2>3[2.0] MAY 2>3[2] JUN 2>3[1.9] *...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD
Replies: 114
Views: 14299

Re: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD

We have already started selling connection via LAS already. When booking or Rebooking. Its already a option for passengers. Thought it was weird. But now it makes sense. Ive noticed this after they announced LGB service. I wouldn’t be surprise if OAK or SMF isn't on the table for DL service in the ...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ATL Airspace vs. NYC Airspace
Replies: 11
Views: 2186

Re: ATL Airspace vs. NYC Airspace

As was said, airspace is constantly being evaluated and gets redesigned. The San Francisco Class B just got massively realigned about a year ago. A look at the design of the Los Angeles and San Diego Class Bs will tell you that the upside down cake design isn't a catch all. My guess is that the dif...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1152
Views: 137738

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I love White Castle. However, I am not sure they have a place in airports. The Southern version of White Castle, Krystal had an ATL location for years. The fact that its no longer there may tell you something! Though I have no reliable information of why Krystal left ATL, lease was up maybe? If you...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Air Marshals needed in the US anymore?
Replies: 42
Views: 6327

Re: Are Air Marshals needed in the US anymore?

I don't think they've ever stopped any plot. Same with the TSA. The goal is deterrence. The goal is public safety. They haven't interfered with any on-the-plane hijack attempts because there haven't been any. The naysayers might just as well say that because there have been no successful terrorist ...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Sep 08, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Air Marshals needed in the US anymore?
Replies: 42
Views: 6327

Re: Are Air Marshals needed in the US anymore?

Air Marshals, by the way, have the highest marksmanship scores across the board of any law enforcement agency in the US. So they are no slouches. Of course, between various incidents of blown cover, mislaid weapons, and the shooting in Miami (of a fleeing suspect IINM) a few years ago, those guns s...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Sep 08, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD
Replies: 114
Views: 14299

Re: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD

DL is the only competition on this route and they aren't doing any holiday cuts. Still 10x daily in December. Just take a look At January, it's back to 5x. I don't know what the big deal is. DL runs 12 or 13x during other month. Everyone cuts these types of routes around holiday season. It's MAX cu...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 214
Views: 20373

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

And there's a reason for that: because the costs of a few days' operation isn't that much lower the the cost of a daily-or-more scaled op, even if an airline already has a narrowbody/regional presence at the mentioned airport. But the revenue... is. That’s certainly the conventional wisdom, but I’m...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 214
Views: 20373

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

I’ve long thought that the best case for TPAC to interior US cities is a couple of them “splitting” a daily 787 to a major east Asia hub (4x AUS 3x IND or some such). But no one seems interested in that sort of operation. And there's a reason for that: because the costs of a few days' operation isn...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Sep 07, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 214
Views: 20373

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

Honestly, AUS is ready for more international routes, but .... I relocated here recently and I can tell you that getting here from Europe is not a great experience currently. Your sole 2 options are virtually LH and BA. Both options have their quirks and are priced way above flying into DWF or IAH....

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by Cubsrule
Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1111
Views: 118567

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

S01APRBNALAS./D/ES¥DL 03APR FRI - 17APR FRI BNA/Z¥-5 LAS/¥-2 1 DL710 BNA LAS 12:00 14:10 76W 0 4H 10MIN 03APR - 03APR S01APRLASBNA./D/ES¥DL 06APR MON - 20APR MON LAS/Z¥-7 BNA/¥2 1 DL707 LAS BNA 10:00 15:25 76W 0 3H 25MIN 06APR - 06APR Looks like it is a weekend out trip - 03APR to 06APR. Wondering ...

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by Cubsrule
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Express (Jazz) fleet deployment.
Replies: 10
Views: 1028

Re: AC Express (Jazz) fleet deployment.

Pardon my ignorance, but what is the benefit to the NG CR9's? Will range be improved? Will the CR2's remain in the East? Would sure love to see the RJ's replacing Q's flying north of 60, but I know that's a pipe dream... CRJ NGs have a better FMS system with actual coupled VNAV and cold temp correc...

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by Cubsrule
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet flight flown by an off-duty pilot going on holidays
Replies: 38
Views: 10664

Re: Easyjet flight flown by an off-duty pilot going on holidays

I wonder if he got paid for the flight. Uff! I don't even want to think of the bureaucratic nightmare that would follow such a move at my Airline. Endless headaches trying to pry the extra pay out of them with claims forms and so forth. Good luck getting a refund from Pass Travel for the "used...

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by Cubsrule
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Endeavor building a maintenance base in RDU
Replies: 16
Views: 2210

Re: Endeavor building a maintenance base in RDU

I wonder if we'll ever see DL attempt to replace (on a very limited scale) what Midway Connection and American had with a regional hub back in the last century. Not a chance. Sending connections thru RDU would reduce connections thru ATL, probably on a near 1-to-1 basis. It would be good operationa...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1
Replies: 164
Views: 21629

Re: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1

PTV's, free wifi, much larger cabins, more 'even space options' vs. DL's 'economy comfort.' B6 has 42 even more space seats on the A320 vs. DL's 12 Economy comfort on the E175. On the premium routes (B6 MINT 321 vs. DL 757) - Free wifi on B6, staggered 2-2/ 1-2 lie flats vs DL's 2-2. Sliding doors ...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1
Replies: 164
Views: 21629

Re: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1

Ha, what a joke. As someone who fly's DL primarily out of BOS (work contract) there's no way DL will ever compete with B6 as long as they keep adding destinations on CR9's and E175's vs B6 on A320/321's. DL couldn't even make lie-flat's work on BOS-SFO, yet B6 is increasing BOS-SFO to 5x & 6x d...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1
Replies: 164
Views: 21629

Re: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1

With these types of cuts, it will become easier for DL to gain more ground, especially in BOS as they are ramping up the number of destinations and daily flights. Ha, what a joke. As someone who fly's DL primarily out of BOS (work contract) there's no way DL will ever compete with B6 as long as the...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK and the B737-900ER - Why that specific choice?
Replies: 25
Views: 6093

Re: TK and the B737-900ER - Why that specific choice?

the boeing 737-900ER is better for hot & tall airports that are present in Africa Every indication is that the 737-900ER has an appalling hot and high performance. Indeed. Perhaps the poster was thinking of the 738, which is quite spry and has commonality with the 739. That would be my guess at...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1
Replies: 164
Views: 21629

Re: MINT and other Service Cuts to JetBlue, starting 9/1

If already posted, please merge/delete. Are things that bad at Blue? I know some of these changes were announced several years ago as part of a strategy to reduce costs by up to $300M but some of these ideas seem ludicrous and will undoubtedly affect the customer experience, Some highlights; No mor...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Aug 31, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada fined for not using French language
Replies: 147
Views: 18309

Re: Air Canada fined for not using French language

I mean surely most people who speak French in Canada are bilingual, no? Yeah, they are. Some of the French ones pretend like to pretend that they don’t, but they do. I’ve had some absolutely refuse to speak English to me as an American on a recent trip to Quebec City. I was treated better in Paris ...

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by Cubsrule
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th
Replies: 154
Views: 20161

Re: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th

I didn't realize WN flew MCI-MKE. I take back me saying they should fly to MCI. Agree on not going against any current routes from MKE. WN does fly to MCI but some of us will not fly on Southwest so I am hoping for another option to MCI. They don't have the cost structure to compete with WN, they w...

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by Cubsrule
Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 214
Views: 20373

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

BOS and AUS is not an apples to apples comparison. BOS is a much larger, globalized market with two hub carriers. I could see maybe CDG or AMS and maybe ICN. AUS is simply too close to DFW/IAH to get much more, and since they probably won’t be a hub ever, some of these destinations just aren’t feas...

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by Cubsrule
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Warning for those going to Disney for the new Star Wars land: TSA has just banned the themed Coke bottles sold there
Replies: 11
Views: 2256

Re: Warning for those going to Disney for the new Star Wars land: TSA has just banned the themed Coke bottles sold there

[*] Dumb question: Isn’t the whole point of everything TSA does involve looking inside stuff? Can they not see there’s nothing inside this object? Who cares about the shape? The very disturbing corollary is if a weapon doesn’t look like a weapon they have no idea. Pitiful. Here's another dumb quest...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAD closed?
Replies: 9
Views: 2135

Re: MAD closed?

They appear to be accepting arrivals now, including X5 and UX flights in the last 10 minutes.

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by Cubsrule
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major security delays at MSP
Replies: 19
Views: 3749

Re: Major security delays at MSP

An editorial in the Minneapolis Star Tribune urged the TSA to add more staffing at MSP. http://www.startribune.com/tsa-must-respond-to-airport-security-chaos/558041772/ It's particularly frustrating that the check point in the Concourse C - Concourse G skybridge is closed. I normally take light rai...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: Mesa Airlines to Operate 737
Replies: 65
Views: 15694

Re: Unconfirmed: Mesa Airlines to Operate 737

Which is how it started operating the CRJ-700s for America West. Operating CRJ-700s for anyone on the Mesa certificate would have violated one of the other scope clauses (US or UA), so Freedom Airlines was created. Before Freedom, Mesa had purchased a (Continental) MD-80 to operate in Mesa branded ...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/25/2019: WN Moves Cuts to NOV;AA STS-DFW/LAX;DL Reduces PUJ
Replies: 45
Views: 7365

Re: OAG Changes 8/25/2019: WN Moves Cuts to NOV;AA STS-DFW/LAX;DL Reduces PUJ

AA starts DFW-STS nonstop I checked AA.com and it shows EMB-175. I thought A319 but isn't. E175 is too small jet for long haul trip 3 and a half hours. Ugh! LOL Sun Country has flown for 737-800 MSP-STS. Q What exactly is better about the product on the 319? Certainly the E75 is far better personal...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United suspends ORD-HKG
Replies: 117
Views: 21779

Re: United suspends ORD-HKG

jayunited, with the protests in HKG has UA ever thought about expanding into CAN? UA has had the route authority for SFO-CAN for a decade+ now without starting the service. It's telling that no one else wants those frequencies. It’s telling, but the situation in HKG is unprecedented. If things do n...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Aug 25, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN cutting 20 non-stop routes Jan 6
Replies: 27
Views: 6097

Re: WN cutting 20 non-stop routes Jan 6

I know the Max grounding has caused some problems, but they've also been quietly retiring 73G's. Wonder if that is smart given the current situation and what they're doing to maintain frequency on other routes. I’m not sure they have any choice. They may have some 73Gs close to timing out. Remember...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN cutting 20 non-stop routes Jan 6
Replies: 27
Views: 6097

Re: WN cutting 20 non-stop routes Jan 6

I know the Max grounding has caused some problems, but they've also been quietly retiring 73G's. Wonder if that is smart given the current situation and what they're doing to maintain frequency on other routes. I’m not sure they have any choice. They may have some 73Gs close to timing out. Remember...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TSA changes rules for KCM starting August 28th
Replies: 30
Views: 5604

Re: TSA changes rules for KCM starting August 28th

I'm curious to see how this will be enforced. Many 135 operators don't have a traditional uniform. And I assume the TSA doesn’t teach or update their training often enough to show what uniforms look like. Back when I was flying for VX we just started flying to EWR and the TSA agent who probably had...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1111
Views: 118567

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Plus, if a second terminal is built, it will likely go where 20L/2R is, which would then necessitate it’s replacement. If it gets replaced, it will likely be lengthened to 10,000+ ft. Considering there are airports with fewer runways that handle way more traffic, I’d say BNA is good for for the nex...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Aug 24, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1111
Views: 118567

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I wonder if that 5th runway will ever come into fruition. I'd say with the eventual extension of 20R/2L, I'd say BNA is pretty well taken care of for runways for at least the next 20 years or so. Plus, if a second terminal is built, it will likely go where 20L/2R is, which would then necessitate it...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Aug 24, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL angers pax at JFK
Replies: 111
Views: 13525

Re: DL angers pax at JFK

The problem, though, is that not everyone has access to a lounge, not everyone knows how to do all of these things, and not everyone has the money to book a hotel - even if the airline pays you back You're right -- not everyone is as cool as you. Does the airline have no responsibility help their n...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Aug 24, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to suspend EWR-EZE
Replies: 90
Views: 15575

Re: United to suspend EWR-EZE

Surprisingly, for the NW 19/20 AA will be the only airline flying EZE-NYC. AR i believe is suspending be route for the upcoming winter. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk AR’s suspension may be surprising, but given the fact that AA doesn’t have enough places to put widebodies over the winter (take...

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by Cubsrule
Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United suspends ORD-HKG
Replies: 117
Views: 21779

Re: United suspends ORD-HKG

Wow, looks like the protests are taking a toll on the routes... So now there's only one daily flight on Cathay Pacific. Anyone think American will pick up the route? Maybe, maybe not. If the protests cause difficulty for UA, which has decades of successful history in the market, why would you think...

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by Cubsrule
Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 5 New "T" Gates in ATL
Replies: 65
Views: 10119

Re: The 5 New "T" Gates in ATL

The reasons this costs so much are covered in the article, if anyone bothered to read it. ATL is a fully-developed airfield. Any major expansion is going to involve significant enabling events, some of which are going to be very costly. In this case, roadways, fuel tanks, a GSE facility and an ARFF...

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